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Millard Fillmore speaks about the new Lincoln movie

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Hey, guys! I can't wait to see the movie Lincoln! Hopefully I will get the chance, and I will review it soon. I've been busy with Thanksgiving, so I plan to return to regular video posts after that. Hope everyone had a great holiday!

Twilight: Breaking Dawn part 2

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Disney buys Star Wars

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Skyfall

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PG-13, 2 hr. 25 min.Release Date:Nov 9, 2012In Skyfall, Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. -- (C) Official Site

The hot opening weekend is over, and now you're asking yourself: "Should I go see Skyfall?" I say YES!
If the point of James Bond is to tap into your "14 year old boy" fantasies of fast cars, spy gadgets, Bond women, and overall super-secret spy awesomeness, then Skyfall has it all. At the same time, it works as a solid old-fashioned cinema piece exploring character drama and tension. Skyfall is classic James Bond.
This is the 50 year anniversary of James Bond movies. The first one was Dr. No, starring Sean Connery way back in anicent times in 1962. Since then, the franchise has evolved, thrived, and entertained audiences all over the world. The new series of Bond movies starring Daniel Craig is, in my opinion, o…

Argo

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R, 2 hr.Release Date:Oct 12, 2012Based on true events, Argo chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis-the truth of which was unknown by the public for decades. On November 4, 1979, as the Iranian revolution reaches its boiling point, militants storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. But, in the midst of the chaos, six Americans manage to slip away and find refuge in the home of the Canadian ambassador. Knowing it is only a matter of time before the six are found out and likely killed, a CIA "exfiltration" specialist named Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) comes up with a risky plan to get them safely out of the country. A plan so incredible, it could only happen in the movies. -- (C) Warner Bros.

Argo should be on your Oscar list this year. It's obvious to me that this gritty thriller, directed by Ben Affleck and based on a true story, has all the right ingredients of a…

The Artist

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The Artist is a criminally overlooked movie in pop culture. Elegant, compelling, fun, comedic, and utterly unique, it will pull you in from the very first scene.

Yes, it is a mostly "silent" movie inspired by films from the late 1910's and 1920's. Silent, as in, there is no verbal audio. However, just as the movies that inspired it, The Artist is filled with incredible, romantic, sweeping music. And, the fact that it is silent makes it even more interesting.
The casting is nothing short of inspired, too. All these cast members just look like "those people" from the old silent movies. The archetypes of the stern old man, the grumpy old man, the beautiful young starlet, and the handsome leading man. Even the dog looks like he belongs in the 1920's. It's remarkable.
The story is also fantastic. I love movies about show business, and the Artist is a loving look at one of the most romantic periods in Hollywood history. The story keeps you on your toes, and …